U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
A 42-year-old member asked:

Can magnetic resonance imaging cause brain tumors?

3 doctor answers11 doctors weighed in
Dr. Arnold Friedman
Radiology 47 years experience
No: Only adverse effect of MRI is heat deposition which is inconsequential provided patient has no metallic foreign bodies or pacemakers.
Dr. Liawaty Ho
Hematology and Oncology 24 years experience
No: As for now- there is no association between MRI and brain tumor. Mri is a good modality to diagnose brain tumor.
Dr. Martin Radvany
Radiology 31 years experience
Not that we know of: It is used for diagnosis of brain tumors.

Related questions

A 37-year-old male asked:
What kind of brain tumor can cause loss of taste?
1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
A 40-year-old member asked:
Please tell me, could a brain tumor cause an enlarged ventricle?
1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
A 47-year-old member asked:
Can using wireless laptops cause headaches, brain tumors or other problems?
1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
A 33-year-old female asked:
Why would a brain tumor cause nausea?
1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
A 19-year-old female asked:
Can a brain tumor cause a chronic cough?
2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Last updated Mar 27, 2019
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.